Media Supervisor, Media Buying

11 Feb, 2021


Media Supervisor, Media Buying

Bully Pulpit Interactive
Washington, DC

Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is seeking a full-time Media Supervisor, Media Buying to join our team. In this position, you’ll be responsible for media buying, campaign management & optimization, and team management on a broad range of corporate, advocacy, and political accounts. You’ll work closely with Paid Media team leadership, coordinate across Client Services, Media Planning, and Analytics teams to execute successful campaigns, and manage a team of Media Buyers.

Bully Pulpit Interactive is a modern communications firm that builds believers at the speed of news. Whether it is for brands, causes, or candidates, we communicate without barriers and measure what matters. BPI specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation, and social impact. A growing firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, we work alongside our clients to bring integrated communications and advertising campaigns to companies, organizations and causes – from strategy to message to media relations to marketing.

In this position you’ll be expected to:

  • Manage strategic media activities, including planning, buying, managing, and optimizing across all channels
  • Maintain relationships with ad tech partners, inventory suppliers, and data provider
  • Strategically implement digital ads campaigns across in-house ads platforms as needed
  • Oversee and own the success of documentation of team buying process and best practices
  • Identify and implement workflow and process improvements on clients
  • Directly manage Media Buyers, Senior Media Buyers, and Media Managers by helping to prioritize task flow, identify common issues to address, and ensure consistent quality of work
  • Retain, grow and develop team members team through effective management, mentorship, and training
  • Support team leadership in balancing team workload across clients and campaigns
  • Own the success of complex client programs by understanding big-picture client goals, making strategic recommendations to accomplish them, and empowering teammates to work towards them


We’re looking for someone who has/is:

  • Passionate about the intersection of media, technology, creative, and have demonstrated experience (5 years) with buying cross-channel media – including digital, OOH, TV, print, mobile, SEM, and paid social
  • In-depth understanding of media buying, strategy, implementation, and performance analysis
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple projects while prioritizing workload for themselves and direct reports
  • Works well in a collaborative environment, independently solves problems, and communicates with teammates proactively
  • Knowledge of common buying platforms (Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Twitter Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Google Campaign Manager 360, Google Display & Video 360, The TradeDesk)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)


Location: Washington DC, Chicago, or New York City (when we all return to the office that is!)

Employee Status: Full-Time, exempt

Salary & Benefits:

  • The minimum salary expectation for this particular position is $75,000 dependent on relevant experience
  • 100% company-paid healthcare, vision & dental for employees
  • Matching 401k contributions up to 4%
  • Generous vacation package
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents
  • $50 monthly phone reimbursement
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchens and frequent catered lunches

Bully Pulpit Interactive provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status, matriculation, personal appearance, genetic information or other protected group status.

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Job posted: 2021-02-11